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The Girl Who Turned to Bone

Unexpected discoveries in the quest to cure an extraordinary skeletal condition show how medically relevant rare diseases can be.<p>When Jeannie Peeper was born in 1958, there was only one thing amiss: her big toes were short and crooked. Doctors fitted her with toe braces and sent her home. Two …

Avoiding the pitfalls of texting and walking

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/981000/981312_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534400663_57531d7105a1567551e4fc946de74258<p><b>Walking and texting is leading to a spate of collision-related injuries. Could a new app be the answer?</b><p>We've all done it. You're walking down the …

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